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Quality Standards Prevent Mistakes (But You Have to Have Them First)

Quality standards prevent mistakes. As a standalone sentiment it seems like a no-brainier. Lawyers strive for quality: how often have you seen lawyer marketing with claims like "We provide our clients with the highest quality legal work," or "We do quality work at an outstanding value"? Of course we strive for quality. It's why people …

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Kanban in a Box Kit

I just got done presenting at the Ohio State Bar Legal Technology Conference where I tried out a new idea: Kanban in a Box. I only made a couple of prototypes and I gave them both away, but I'm working on putting a few more together and making them available on this site. In the …

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The Insidious Harms of Multitasking

Are you unconsciously cheating yourself and your clients by multitasking? Many people assume that multitasking creates efficiency, but as Oregon Law School professor Elizabeth Ruiz Frost writes in the February/March edition of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin, this logic is deeply flawed. Prof. Frost outlines the growing body of research showing how multitasking, far from …

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